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Entries from January 2010

Jug Shop: A Love Letter

January 29th, 2010 · 3 Comments

We have written about many beer establishments we love, places like City Beer Store, La Trappe, and Toronado. And we’ve even written about the Jug Shop before. But I’m here today to say that they have jumped in my estimation to give those other top beer destinations a run for their money. The last event […]

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on · Tastings

A Beer Fest You Should Go To

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

I can’t go but if you are in the Oakland area this weekend – this is what you should do:

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Tags: Beer I can't get my hands on

Growler Trend

January 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

And right on cue stemming from the topic of the last post – the NY Times talks about the growing popularity of the Growler. The laws must be a bit different on the west coast then on the east coast when it comes to who can fill a Growler and where. I don’t see nearly […]

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Thoughts on beer in a can

January 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Two articles about canning beer and the environment. The treehugger article is not really targeted at the craft beer can renaissance that is still going on, and so I include the other article, but there are still some interesting points. It is a good idea, I think, to remind ourselves to enjoy good local beer […]

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Rogue Nation Pledge

January 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

Just signed up myself…and took the pledge. Sign up here. (Either JavaScript is not active or you are using an old version of Adobe Flash Player. Please install the newest Flash Player.)

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